Morningstar Inc. (MORN)

145.59
NASDAQ : Commercial Services
Prev Close 146.75
Day Low/High 144.74 / 147.60
52 Wk Low/High 99.67 / 149.70
Avg Volume 79.30K
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 42.66M
Market Cap 6.26B
EPS 4.30
P/E Ratio 36.32
Div & Yield 1.12 (0.71%)
Inflation? What, Me Worry?

Inflation? What, Me Worry?

How about those TIPS and nominals? Don’t know what that means? You’re forgiven (if you read this).

Dividend Dilemma: Is It Worth it to Get in the Game?

Dividend Dilemma: Is It Worth it to Get in the Game?

With bank interest rates hovering around all-time lows, is it smarter to invest in a stock that pays high dividends or stick with a stable CD?

How The Meltdown Is Rewriting Investment Rules

How The Meltdown Is Rewriting Investment Rules

New ways to think about post-meltdown investing: Diversify more broadly, raise skepticism

Mutual Fund Liquidations: How to Ease the Pain

Mutual Fund Liquidations: How to Ease the Pain

This year the shutdowns may be higher than ever.

How Postponing Retirement Really Adds Up

How Postponing Retirement Really Adds Up

Postponing retirement is an unpleasant choice when resources come up short. But how long does this purgatory have to last?

Hancock's Cole Expects M&A Boom: Five Spot

John Hancock's Daniel Cole predicts merger activity to rebound and Evercore Partners to benefit.

Artio Manager Avoids Utilities: Five Spot

Artio Manager Avoids Utilities: Five Spot

Artio manager Sam Dedio says technology is the place to be and utilities should be avoided.

Investors Boost Bond Stakes Despite Stock Gains

Investors have added $25 billion to bond funds this year through July.

Olstein Fund Bets on Consumer: Five Spot

Olstein Fund Bets on Consumer: Five Spot

Olstein fund manager Eric Heyman says he's finding good investment opportunities among consumer stocks, such as Jack in the Box.

AIG Agrees To Arbitrate Disputes With Greenberg

AIG Agrees To Arbitrate Disputes With Greenberg

Judge says Greenberg didn't improperly seize AIG stock; co. to settle disputes in arbitration

AIG Shares Surge On Word Of Talks With Greenberg

AIG Shares Surge On Word Of Talks With Greenberg

AIG shares surge on word of talks with former CEO Greenberg

Small Biz Lessons: What Abercrombie Did Wrong

Small Biz Lessons: What Abercrombie Did Wrong

Small businesses competing for back-to-school dollars should avoid Abercrombie's merchandise mistakes.

Like Aeropostale, Small Firms Must Discount

Like Aeropostale, Small Firms Must Discount

Small businesses competing for back-to-school dollars should look at Aeropostale's winning formula of trendy clothes and low prices.

Al Frank Bets on United Online: Five Spot

Al Frank Bets on United Online: Five Spot

The Al Frank Fund is bullish on lesser-known technology stocks as the economy shows signs of improvement.

Airlines May Have A Bumpy Ride In Fall And Winter

Airlines May Have A Bumpy Ride In Fall And Winter

Bankruptcy, merger talk in the air as US airlines buckle up to ride out the slow travel season

Bull Market Is Back for Spahr: Five Spot

Bull Market Is Back for Spahr: Five Spot

RiverSource's Laton Spahr says the bull market is back and technology will lead stocks higher.

ETFs Gone Nuclear

ETFs Gone Nuclear

With a carbon-cap bill looming, ETFs with nuclear power holdings are bound to get a lift.

Five Spot: Aston's Zerhusen Bets on Akamai

Five Spot: Aston's Zerhusen Bets on Akamai

Aston Funds' Thyra Zerhusen is betting Akamai shares will grow as companies try to become more efficient.

Professor Buffett's Chinese Lesson: Foreign Cars Pay

Investors can follow the oracle's investment in car-maker BYD through several ETFs.

Dividend.com: Morning Playbook

Deflation talk may hit commodities as the early vibe is for lower stock prices.

Financial Short-Squeeze Ideas for July

Financial Short-Squeeze Ideas for July

These heavily shorted financial stocks could move higher on any positive catalyst.

Five Spot: Raymond James, Tech to Gain

Five Spot: Raymond James, Tech to Gain

Mutual fund manager Chris Guinther is bullish on Raymond James and small technology firms.

Fund Managers Who Eat Their Own Cooking

An important new performance indicator is how much money a manager invests in his own fund.

Five Spot: Loest Says Banks Are Bad Bets

Five Spot: Loest Says Banks Are Bad Bets

Fund manager Robert Loest says he's avoiding bank and consumer-discretionary retail stocks.

Five Spot: Wordell Bets on Natural Gas

Don Wordell, manager of the $396 million RidgeWorth Mid-Cap Value Equity Fund, says he's betting on energy companies.

Morningstar Initiates Target-date Fund Reports

Morningstar initiates target-date fund reports

Rocky Stock Market Tests Target-Date Funds

Rocky Stock Market Tests Target-Date Funds

Target-date funds, which shift to safer securities over time, weren't conservative enough to shield soon-to-be retirees from losses.

TSC Ratings' Updates: Hewlett-Packard

Alcon, Danaher, Hewlett-Packard, L-3 Communications and StatoilHydro are upgraded.

Vanguard Fund Costs Rise as Stocks Drop

Vanguard Fund Costs Rise as Stocks Drop

After lowering expense ratios for years, Vanguard is raising mutual fund costs to keep up with falling assets.

Five Spot: Lirola Sees 'Too Much Bullishness'

Bernard Lirola is betting on small technology and consumer firms for the Needham Aggressive Growth Fund. Check out his picks in the Fund Manager Five Spot.

TheStreet Quant Rating: B+ (Buy)